Featured Blog Posts – August 2015 Archive (16)

Costa Mesa’s Memphis Café Celebrates 20-Years

The Memphis Group is pleased to announce that Memphis Café will celebrate 20 years of food, community and culture this fall. Memphis Café has served Costa Mesa as a neighborhood mainstay in the heart of the SOBECA district since 1995. Soon after opening, Memphis Café received a “5 star” review from LA Times restaurant critic, Irene Virbilla and has continued to earn…


Added by Kelli on August 28, 2015 at 10:21am — No Comments

Windrose Farm Heirloom Tomato Festival Weekend

FARMstead ED presents Windrose Farm Heirloom Tomato Festival Weekend September 19th-20th, at Windrose Farm. The weekend’s festivities begin with Saturday’s festival supper, which we are simply calling TOMATO. Then on Sunday, the Heirloom Tomato Festival will offer tasting of over 40 varieties of heirloom tomatoes, as well as local purveyor favorites using Windrose Farm tomatoes and other in-season produce.…


Added by Kelli on August 20, 2015 at 11:00am — No Comments

The Habit Burger Grill Debuts Roasted Garlic Portabella Double Charburger

The Habit Restaurants, Inc., has announced the introduction of a Roasted Garlic Portabella Double Charburger. The limited time special is available August 19-October 6 at participating Habit Burger Grills and is priced at $5.95. The new Double Char begins with two fresh, seasoned chargrilled beef patties that are layered with plump, savory roasted portabella mushrooms, melted…


Added by Kelli on August 20, 2015 at 9:40am — No Comments

Savor the Taste of Summer with Seasonal Menu Additions at DJT

DJT at Trump® International Hotel™ Las Vegas invites guests to enjoy a final taste of summer with new seasonal menu additions and a Chef’s Summer Tasting Menu available until September 20th. Executive Chef Sydney Jones and his culinary team’s newest offerings introduce hints of Italian flare and highlight the summer’s most refreshing flavors in a delectable lineup of dishes and pairings. “Consistently evolving our menu at DJT, our summer additions extend our locally-sourced, farm-to-table…


Added by Kelli on August 18, 2015 at 10:30am — No Comments

Rubio’s® Introduces New Grilled Seafood Option

Rubio’s® Restaurants has announced the addition of sea bass to its sizeable selection of coastal cuisine. Starting on August 26, long-time guests and newcomers alike are invited to try the Cilantro Lime Sea Bass Two Taco Plate or Bowl available for a limited time. Rubio’s is the first national fast-casual restaurant to offer sea bass, demonstrating its commitment to providing…


Added by Kelli on August 18, 2015 at 10:20am — No Comments

Mini Pumpkin Swirl Cheesecakes

Prep time: 20 mins

Cook time: 30 mins

Total time: 50 mins

Serves: 12


For the crust~

7 graham crackers – crushed (chocolate graham crackers can be used also)

½ teaspoon cinnamon

2 Tablespoon sugar

5 Tablespoon unsalted butter- melted

For the cheesecake~

16 oz. cream cheese- softened

¾ cup powdered…


Added by Kelli on August 17, 2015 at 1:24pm — No Comments

Norm Macdonald "Assumes the Suit" as the Real Colonel Sanders

Kentucky Fried Chicken® continues to weave Colonel Sanders into the fabric of American pop culture with its latest advertising spots featuring “Last Comic Standing” judge and “Saturday Night Live” veteran Norm Macdonald as its iconic, ribbon-tied founder. “Other than not quite looking like him, his voice being different, and his inability to cook the world’s best chicken, we…


Added by Kelli on August 17, 2015 at 11:23am — No Comments

True Seasons Organic Kitchen Celebrates their First Anniversary

True farm to table, organic, chef-driven cuisine is tough to find in Orange County, California…unless you find yourself at True Seasons Organic Kitchen in Anaheim who are celebrating their first anniversary. To commemorate their first year in business True Seasons Organic Kitchen is going to donate a percentage of their proceeds to The Pantry during the month of September.…


Added by Kelli on August 14, 2015 at 1:17pm — No Comments

National Pot de Crème Day is Thursday, August 27, 2015.

Celebrate with this stylish French Riviera-inspired eatery FIG & OLIVE’s signature Chocolate Pot de Crème recipe. As one of diners’ most beloved dishes, pot de crème is a prime example of dessert trends returning to simple roots—showcasing the pure classic taste of chocolate, vanilla, butterscotch, and other flavors without excessive garnishes and sauces. Dessert aficionados can mark the holiday with the restaurant’s comforting Chocolate Pot de Crème with Crunchy Praline Financiers and…


Added by Kelli on August 13, 2015 at 10:12am — No Comments

Summer Recipes by Ted Allen, host of Food Network’s Chopped

With summer in full swing, Ted Allen, host of Food Network’s Chopped and heartburn sufferer, teamed up with PEPCID® for a second year to enable food lovers in their pursuit of great tastes by creating some classic summer dishes with bold flavors. Here are those recipes. Enjoy!

Crispy fish tacos with avocado citrus serrano salsa and tangy slaw

This is every…


Added by Kelli on August 11, 2015 at 11:21am — No Comments

Miguel's Jr. Finds Success in Orange County

It was Inland Empire residents that had propelled Miguel’s from a single sit-down restaurant to a thriving, family-owned business of three full-service and 11 quick-serve destinations scattered throughout Riverside and San Bernardino counties. So when the family behind Miguel’s Jr. announced plans to expand its popular Inland Empire chain into Orange County, the concern was that Orange County residents may not appreciate the authentic family recipes as much as the die-hard…


Added by Kelli on August 11, 2015 at 10:30am — No Comments

Morton's The Steakhouse Celebrates National Filet Mignon Day

Enjoy a first class experience without the first class price tag on Thursday, August 13, Morton’s The Steakhouse locations nationwide will celebrate National Filet Mignon Day with $1 petite filet mignon sandwiches in the bar area all day. Patrons can enjoy various bar bites with their sandwiches, including Morton’s crowd-favorite parmesan truffle matchstick fries or crisp…


Added by Kelli on August 10, 2015 at 1:54pm — No Comments

The 'Front Nine' with Hornitos

It's National Golf Month! That means it’s time to celebrate one of the world’s most beloved sports with some amazing cocktails! Whether you’re gearing up to hit the links or watching at home, Hornitos Tequila has created its own ‘front nine’ with golf-inspired drinks to enjoy while celebrating golf all month long.

1. Hornitos® Lime Shot

· 1 ½ Parts…


Added by Kelli on August 6, 2015 at 2:02pm — No Comments

Dogs after Dark

Night owls, rejoice! Chow down on 10 Chili Dogs or Corn Dogs for only $10 from 8:00 p.m. to close at participating Wienerschnitzel locations. Wienerschnitzel, home of the World’s Most Wanted Wiener, is offering a “Dogs after Dark” deal to satisfy those late night cravings! Perfect for a late family dinner or sharing some post-party grub with friends, hot dog fans can eat like kings at Wienerschnitzel after 8 p.m. Mixing and matching is encouraged!

To find your nearest participating…


Added by Kelli on August 6, 2015 at 12:48pm — No Comments

Hilton Anaheim Appoints Chef Frederic Castan

The Hilton Anaheim has announced the appointment of Chef Frederic Castan as the hotel’s executive chef. The seasoned, French-born chef with more than 30 years of culinary experience joins the Hilton family in Southern California after serving as executive chef at St. Regis Resort Monarch Beach for nine years. His appointment is to begin immediately “Joining the Hilton family…


Added by Kelli on August 6, 2015 at 11:01am — No Comments

Good Culture is The New Cottage Cheese

Cottage Cheese tends to be a overlooked and terribly misunderstood food, BUT has undergone a complete and stunning makeover with the launch of good culture™. The brand new line of organic cottage cheese products features savory and sweet varieties that include the delectable strawberry chia, blueberry açai chia, sundried tomato, Mediterranean-inspired kalamata olive and the…


Added by Kelli on August 6, 2015 at 10:30am — No Comments

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